Biography

BIOGRAPHY

Born and raised in England and Ireland, Amira Casar consequently moved to Paris to start her acting career, where she studied drama at the Conservatoire National d’Art Dramatique and with Blnache Saland and with Paul Weaver.

Amira speaks both French and English fluently, with an extraordinary ear for accents and dialects.

She as also worked in Spanish with Carlos Saura. She has worked in theatre on both sides of the English Channel, playing the title role in Hedda Gabbler in Paris and for the Almeida Theatre, Aunt Dan and Lemon by Wallace Shawn.

Amira enjoys challenging work on _ films d’auteur _ and her most recent international project was the Quay brothers’ Piano Tuner of Earthquakes in wich she plays an opera singer who loses her memory. She has played quite a few character parts ranging from a fat loud-mouthed lesbian to nurses and ex-terrorists.

Her U.S. debut role was as the tortured and suicidal Assia Wewill in Sylvia by Christine Jeffs.


ACTIVITIES :

Fencing
Horse-riding (include side saddle and jumping)
Swimming
Waterskiing
Snowskiing
Motorbike riding
Martial Arts
Athletics

LANGUAGES :
Speaking languages 
French
English
Italien

LANGUAGES :
Experiences in movies 
German
Spanish